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About us

For more than 165 years, we provide our clients with tailor-made industrial maritime solutions with high added value maritime activities and integrated services from ship design to maritime operations in various sectors: Logistics & Transport, Dry Bulk, Marine Industrial Solutions. Offering a worldwide presence with over 2,600 staff members and 60 vessels, we are a French family group with Headquarters based in France.

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Our Talents

Our 2,600 shore-based and ship-based personnel located around the world are our wealth and our pride by their training, their careers, their personalities, their visions of the world and their cultural diversities. Our office-based personnel work in diversified businesses ranging from commercial, financial and technical businesses linked to engineering and innovation. At sea, our crews are highly qualified personnel (masters, chief engineers, chief mates ...) who sail on the world’s seas...

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Environment Day LDA

12 July 2019

Event – World Environment Day (5 June)

Thank you to our LDA Group colleagues for being so committed during the last month Sustainable Development Week (30 May-5 June) and World Environment Day (5 June). During this period, many of us shared truly good advice and best practices at our Head and local offices, in France and abroad, on land or at sea …
Seawing on Airbus LDA

5 July 2019

Louis Dreyfus Armateurs Group Steers into the Wind

Press Release (English version only) PARIS – July 04, 2019: The level of interest in using wind-assist and primary wind propulsion solutions in shipping is gaining momentum. The need to reduce fuel costs and future proof vessels in preparation for decarbonisation costs is growing and the embrace of technology solutions that can deliver double digit …
Seafarers LDA

25 June 2019

25 June : Day of the Seafarer

Happy Seafarers Day! Today we celebrate the Day of the Seafarer. It’s another opportunity to thank our seafarers for their commitment and for being our ambassadors on all the seas and oceans. This year, International Maritime Organization is promoting the hashtag #IamOnBoard with gender equality. Let’s share our commitment using this hashtag! Watch the video! …

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